Athletes of the Week: Anna Brummett and Elijah Johnson

Elijah Johnson

Elijah Johnson

Anna Brummett

Anna Brummett

Anna Brummett and Elijah Johnson rose to the occasion in games against highly rated opponents during the holidays.

Brummett, a key player for the Santa Barbara High girls water polo team, and Johnson, a standout for the San Marcos boys basketball team, have been named the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athletes of the Week for their performances during the last two weeks

Brummett scored 15 goals in five matches for the Dons, who went 4-1, which included wins over CIF Division 2 top-ranked Santa Margarita and No. 2 Mater Dei. Her scoring helped the team finish fifth at the Newport Harbor Holiday Cup.

Johnson was relentless at both ends of the floor for San Marcos at the National Prep Classic basketball tournament in Santa Maria. He scored 29 points in a 70-61 win over Miami Beach, which included a 7-2 center; had 13, including nine down the stretch, in a 46-41 victory over St. Joseph, and scored 18 in a 74-63 loss to Texas state champion Prestonwood Christian.

The honorable mention choices for this week’s awards are: Will Busch (Bishop Diego basketball) , Mitch Brewe (UCSB basketball), Cameron Cox (Dos Pueblos wrestling), Eden Martinez (Dos Pueblos wrestling), Amber Melgoza (Santa Barbara girls basketball), Kelsey Sampson (Westmont women’s basketball), Jordyn Lilly (Bishop Diego girls basketball), Riley Heiduk (San Marcos girls water polo).

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